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Pawn Stars is an American reality television show that features a pawn shop in Las Vegas. It’s an entertaining show even though the events are staged for TV. If you’ve watched show, it’s worth a visit to Gold & Silver Pawn Shop while you’re in Las Vegas.

We found the shop in a scruffy part of town – it looked just like the TV Show. There was a parking lot with attendants. Surprisingly there wasn’t a charge for parking – usually these things become monetised pretty quickly.

There wasn’t a line to get into the shop, nor an admission charge – it just felt like a regular store, albeit with some really interesting items of memorabilia.

None of the main characters from the show (Rick, Corey & Chumlee) were behind the counters, but we didn’t expect that. Apparently you can pay for a VIP tour, with a meet and greet, that also includes visits to other History channel reality shows. The tour is $99 which doesn’t seem too expensive.

There was a Rick standee – I’m the one on the left!

The shop was pretty interesting and it was good to see it just operating as a real shop, not just a TV set.

I imagine we were like the majority of visitors – we didn’t buy or pawn anything. If you have an interesting item to pawn and want to try and be on the show, email pawnstars@gspawn.com with photos and information about your items.

Our visit was part of our May/June 2019 USA Trip – click here for all the USA trip reviews.

Rick Harrison’s Gold & Silver Pawn Shop
713 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89101, USA

Open daily from 9am to 9pm


+1 702-385-7912


Rick and Chumlee can be seen most weeks right next door to the shop at Pawn Plaza (facebook.com/pawnplaza). Friday and Saturday nights you can meet Rick when he is bartending at his bar, Rick’s Rollin Smoke BBQ and Tavern; follow them here for the latest appearance schedule (https://www.facebook.com/RicksRsbbq). Chumlee can be found most days Weds – Sunday from 12-4pm at his candy shop in Pawn Plaza starting at noon (https://www.facebook.com/ChumsCandy).